4 Alarms in Jamaica Plain

Ladder 10 (Tower Ladder company utilizing a reserve) was first in on today’s worker in Jamaica Plain. Box 2512 was struck for the fire across from 128 South Street. Along with multiple calls, TL.10 confirmed the working fire by requesting the second alarm upon arrival.

L.10 going to work at 133 South Street (Stephen Walsh/Box 714 Imaging)
See more of Steve’s photos from Box 2514

Fire on the second floor of the two-story dwelling extended into the attic and through the roof.

Box 2514 – 133 South Street
E.28, 42, 53 – L.10, 16 – R.2 – Car 9a – C.7
Rehab/RIT: E.14 – L.26 – W.25 – Car 12 (RIT)
2nd: E.52, 24, 37 – L.29, 23, TL.17
TAC SU, W.12, H.1, Car 7(2nd), Car 11(ACT), A.65
3rd: E.17, 29 – L.4 – X.1
4th: E.3, 55
Transfer: Brookline E.1 – E.28
Detail: E.2, 20 – L.25
Detail: Car 4
Courtesy A.65

Two firefighters and one civilian were injured during the blaze. A total of 10 residents were displaced. The fire went to four alarms due to the weather.
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Dave LeBlanc
Who Looks After The Victims?
Dave - I think the reason there is a debate is because the message is so contorted. From those that have chosen to manipulate the information to suit their position, the the ISFSI own website saying different things about what the tactics truly are. I agree 100% with giving everyone the information and letting them…
2014-11-20 22:06:56
Dave Skidmore
Who Looks After The Victims?
I'm glad you identified the "one issue no one is discussing, the lack of manpower on scene". My department runs a single apparatus, staffed with a minimum of 4 guys sometimes 5, with our second due being either our paid call or mutual aid - either option realistically being 10 plus minutes behind the first…
2014-11-19 22:01:40
Heath Smith
Who Looks After The Victims?
Great article Dave. I agree with your comment that "they became traditions because they work." And yes if you change the focus from life safety to your own safety how about holding a town meeting and letting those you swore to protect know whats going on, I am sure they will see your point!
2014-11-19 19:28:21
Ron Ayotte
Who Looks After The Victims?
Excellence as usual, Dave.
2014-11-19 03:39:35
Ron Ayotte
Your Eyes Are Useless When the Mind is Blind, Part III
David... excellent series.
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